Patrick Cummins proved that he can wrestle and wrestle really good. Patrick Cummins dominated his three round fight against Kyle Kingsbury to earn him a land side unanimous decision at UFC on Fox 12.
Patrick Cummins (6-1) has two knockouts and two submission victories in his MMA career. Prior to joining the UFC, he was on a three fight winning streak all coming in the first round. He is known for his fight with Daniel Cormier, which he lost via TKO in the first round back at UFC 170 – Rousey vs. McMann on Feb / 22 / 2014. He is coming off a win over Roger Narvaez at UFC Fight Night – Henderson vs. Khabilov on Jun / 07 / 2014.
Kyle Kingsbury (11-6-1) has been retired since 2012, he dropped three straight losses and decided to dive into retirement. He lost to Stephan Bonnar, Glover Teixeira and Jimi Manuwa.
Here is the play by play from this fight:
Round 1: Cummins grabs a single leg and looks for the takedown which he get’s. Kyle get’s back to his feet, but Cummins shoves him down and get’s top postion. Kyle back to his feet and clinches with Cummins. However, Cummins slides out and get’s takedown leading to top position. Cummins looks for a choke, but let’s go for hammer fist. Kyle makes his way up to his feet. Cummins drives forwards and get’s another takedown. Cummins in top position where he lands some nice elbows. Kyle get’s up to his feet and we trade to the bell.
Round 2: Kyle lands a nice uppercut, but Cummins takes him right back down. Kyle fights back to his feet, and presses forward. However, Cummins takes control with another takedown. They get back to their feet, but while striking, Cummins lands a double leg slam and Cummins is trying to finish this fight. He cannot, but easily wins this round.
Round 3: The final round starts just like the first, Cummins with another takedown and ground and pound. Cummins lands a series of elbows, but Kyle makes his way to his feet. Kyle is a bit tired as he continues to swing. Cummins with another takedown and controls the last few moments of this fight.
Results: Patrick Cummins def. Kyle Kingsbury by unanimous decision (30-27, 30-25, 30-24)